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Senior engineering manager (Chrysler)

Detroit Metro Area, Michigan

Salary: Competitve

Job Description:
The Senior Engineering Manager is responsible for leading a department which develops and releases calibrations for state of the art powertrain systems. The Senior Engineering Manager will ensure that multiple projects meet their respective timelines while achieving all specified Chrysler customer fuel economy, driveability and transmission calibration requirements. Ensure that proper plans for resources, timelines and milestones are in place for each project and report the integrated work of the department to the director.

Report the status on issues or projects to the Senior Leadership team. The position will require the candidate to work across many disciplines to ensure that the project plans are successful with regards to resources, functional requirements and timing. The Senior Manager must set internal goals and develop existing processes to ensure quality and budget goals are met. The Senior Manager will have proven leadership skills, provide employee performance feedback and coach senior professionals. The position will have six to eight direct reports that will lead groups of calibrators who execute their respective projects for multiple powertrain combinations. The candidate will be accomplished at creating a team environment, creating clear direction, alignment and commitment. The job typically includes 2 - 4 weeks of travel throughout the year for system validation and overnight drives to verify calibration work. The job locations will be Chelsea, MI and Auburn Hills, MI (3 days at Chelsea Proving Grounds and 2 days at Chrysler Technical Center).

Position Requirements:
Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical or equivalent degree from an ABET accredited university
Minimum 10 years of accumulated experience in transmission calibration, driveability calibration, powertrain systems, fuel economy related calibrations or related
engineering positions
Minimum 3 years of prior experience successfully leading large groups of engineers to complete complex technical tasks
Thorough understanding of engine system fundamentals and gasoline emissions
Demonstrated leadership of large groups to achieve complex goals
Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
Outstanding problem solving and analytical skills
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Preferred Qualifications:
Master of Science in Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical or equivalent degree from an ABET accredited university
Experience with Matlab / Simulink
Hardware-in-the-loop development/verification
Database management of production calibrations
Please apply by visiting: Chryslercareers.com. Requisition: 999227

Email SC1144@chrysler.com for further details.

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